1. https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/14353/europe-will-not-be-europe "Europe Will Not Be Europe" by Guy Millière
      


  2. Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country’s defense chief said on Tuesday, pointing to the...
      


  3. "An assessment by the National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ, has found that the Russian military was almost certainly responsible for the ‘NotPetya’...
      


  4. Iraqis will be swapping 60,000 of their 'new' Kirkuk oil with Iran--in return for Iranian crude for one year ... wonder how the Iraqi...
      


  5. I have been since quite a long time studying and monitoring the ethno-religious dynamics in the Middle East region and its relationship and impact...
      


  6. any truth in this? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/02/business/tax-bill-offers-last-minute-breaks-for-developers-banks-and-oil-industry.html


  7. A group of more than 100 bipartisan lawmakers in the U.S. House urged President Donald Trump to reconsider the omission of climate change from his...
      


  8. More sanctions coming to Russia if the "bill from hell"* gets signed but, apparently, the effect on Russia's oil industry will be more modest...
      


  9. Vision 2030, the Aramco IPO, the purge of business elite ... things are happening fast right now in Saudi Arabia because rumor has it...
      


  10. What does it mean for Rosneft that it's had to borrow record amounts on its domestic bond market this year to fund oil?   https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Rosneft-Takes-On-Record-Debt-As-US-Sanctions-Weigh.html    
      


  11. This week's top global oil and gas news intersected with political risks worldwide: 1.) President Donald Trump announced U.S. decission to reimpose sanctions on...
      


  12. oh come ooooon. Classic geopolitics lesson for dummies http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Stocks-fall-shekel-weakens-amid-Trumps-Jerusalem-announcement-517243
      


  13. People often talk about impeachment as if it were identical to removing the President from office. However, this is not the case. In order...
      


  14. No one's been paying too much attention to Syria since the media has decided it's no longer interesting, but we may have missed that...
      


  15. Canada has this bizarre extra-tax system to enable the Federal Govt to hand out so-called "equalization payments."  The whole idea originally was to give...
      


  16. Europe’s heavyweight economies took steps on Friday to safeguard their interests in Iran, seeking to keep the nuclear deal with Tehran alive after Washington...
      


  17. The European Union will consider imposing import tariffs on U.S. orange juice, peanuts, cranberries, and--wait for it--bourbon. That's in response to the steel and...
      


  18. Make no doubt about it: it's now trendy to be the most planet-loving, alternative energy supporting, climate changing fighting Captain Planet that you can be. And...
      


  19. I see the reforms are going well. Egyptian man was arrested because a colleague fed him some bread. In the office. She's almost completely covered...
      


  20. U.S. President Donald Trump’s top diplomat promised on Tuesday a new democratic world order in which Washington will strengthen or jettison international agreements as...
      


  21. I’m trying to make sense of this KSA situation as I find it hard to believe (but not completely implausible) that people could be so sloppy....
      


  22. Good for a laugh, this one:  Recorded drunk outside a strip club, Netanyahu's son apparently talks about the gas deals Israeli closed, prostitutes and hits...
      


  23. As we wait for the NDA to pick a target, there's a new gang in town, calling themselves Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators and threatening to...
      


  24. Next Sunday will be Venezuela's presidential and legislative councils elections which will be crucial to world oil markets. Lets see the outcome of this...


  25. Kim Jong Un has met the Chinese leaders twice in recent months. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet(probably) next month to negotiate...
      


  26. There is no stability in Libya, so talking heads and oil traders worried about Libya undermining the OPEC deal can relax. This power struggle...
      


  27. Libya is producing around 1.05 million barrels of per day (bpd) of oil, with much of it being exported abroad, primarily to Europe. However, the country’s oil output has been...
      


  28. House and Senate lawmakers urged President Trump and his top trade officials to complete negotiations of an updated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Several members of the Senate Finance...
      


  29. Saudi oil minister Khalid Al-Falih announced that Shaybah Field was attacked today by Houthi rebels' drones sent from Yemen. The official stated that there...